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Finmin Ncube on who will fund Zim’s $3.5bn compensation to white farmers

Zimbabwe has agreed to pay $3.5 billion in compensation to white farmers who lost their land through invasions 20 years. The money will compensate for improvements made to the land by farmers. It is being seen as an olive branch from the government and a step away from the antagonistic days of the late president Robert Mugabe. Zimbabwe Finance Minister, Mthuli Ncube and veteran farmer Ben Freeth join CNBC Africa for more.